Pargat Singh brings seven new sports parks to Jalandhar Cantt constituency

Tribune News Service

Jalandhar, November 27

Elections on mind, Punjab Sports Minister Pargat Singh on Saturday laid the foundation stone of sports parks in seven villages of his Jalandhar Cantt constituency, besides giving away cheques for grants to different panchayats for the development works in villages.

Laying foundation stone of the sports park in the Bambianwal village, Pargat Singh said the sports facility would be constructed at a cost of Rs 75.68 lakh, having facilities of changing room, agricultural sprinkler system, basketball ground with concrete flooring and volley court etc. The minister also went to Bhagwan Valmiki dharamshala where he announced a grant of Rs 2 lakh for the development of dharamshala. He also laid the foundation stone of sports parks in villages such as Dhanal and Bhode Saprai at a cost of Rs 66.01 lakh and Rs 49.68 lakh respectively, which would also boost the sports activities in the region.

In Qadianwali village, Pargat Singh laid the foundation of the sports park to be built at a cost of Rs 65.67 lakh, besides giving away a cheque for Rs 10 lakh to the village panchayat for the development works. The minister also got the work of the Sports Park started in Dhina village, Daduwal and Udhopur, which would also be completed at a cost of Rs 17.86 lakh, 56.67 lakh and 53.56 lakh, respectively. The minister also handed over cheques for Rs 10 lakh and Rs 9 lakh to the panchayats of Dhanal Khurd and Dhanal Kalan villages.

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